Boana hutchinsi (Pyburn and Hall, 1984)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana hutchinsi

Hyla hutchinsi Pyburn and Hall, 1984, Herpetologica, 40: 366. Holotype: Estación de Biología Tropical Roberto Franco 3000, by original designation. Type locality: "about 2 km SW Umuñapíto (0° 34′ N, 70° 05′ W), Comisaria de Vaupés, Colombia".

Hypsiboas hutchinsiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87.

Boana hutchinsi — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

Hutchins' Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55).


Amazonian Colombia in the departments of Amazonas, Vaupés, and Caquetá and in presumably in adjacent Amazonian Brazil and Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Likely/Controversially Present: Brazil, Peru


In the Hyla geographica group according to the original publication. See comment under Hypsiboas. In the Hypsiboas benitezi group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 86-87. Transferred to the Hypsiboas semilineatus group by Faivovich, Moravec, Cisneros-Heredia, and Köhler, 2006, Herpetologica, 62: 105. Lynch, 2008, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 32: 87-91, mapped the Colombia records, described the known range, and discussed biogeography. Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2011, Caldasia, 33: 235–270, illustrated the tadpole and included the species in a key to the tadpoles of Amazonian Colombia.

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